The gala event was attended by Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population of Kazakhstan Madina Abylkasymova
8th Kazakhstan International Conference and Exhibition on Occupational Safety and Security «KIOSH 2018" will be held in Astana on April 26-27 on the eve of the World Safety Day, celebrated on April 28.
KIOSH - a centralized and effective dialogue platform, which address issues of occupational health and safety are discussed at the highest state level and in business format G2B (Government to Business) and B2B (Business to Business).
The main theme of the Conference in 2018 - "THE FUTURE OF HEALTH AND INDUSTRIAL SAFETY: digitalization and technology.
Opening the conference, Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan Madina Abylkasymova resulted statistics of occupational injuries.
"Every year, more than 1.5 thousand. Workers are injured in the production order and 250 people die. In 2017, 370,000 workers, or one in four were employed in hazardous working conditions. To date, more than 1,700 large enterprises in the country have implemented safety standards and occupational safety (OHSAS 18001, ILO-OSH). As a result, taken by the State, the social partners and employers set up positive dynamics on injuries of workers. Over the past five years the number of injured at work decreased by 16%, the number of deaths by 19% "- said the Minister of Labor Madina Abylkasymova.
Within two days of the conference will focus on bringing together government agencies, businesses, community organizations, aimed at reducing accidents in enterprises, reducing the risk of accidents at work sites, as well as to minimize the possibility of damage to the environment and society, prevention of occupational diseases, increase productivity labor.
It should be noted that the creation of safe working conditions and reducing occupational accidents is one of the key tasks of the Government and the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Kazakhstan.
According to the chief state labor inspector RK Sarbasova ACMAD, a new general agreement with the national associations of employees and republican associations of employers in the 2018 - 2020 years, where the designated measures to create safe working conditions and reduce occupational injuries.
"Our key task - We will try as much as possible to use the latest, most advanced technologies in Kazakhstan to prevent the injuries. We will select the best solutions, programs, buoy we offer our large companies. He invested in some digital solution, on the one hand, it saves money, and on the other ensures the safety of people who work there. And these solutions here too there is "- said ACMAD Sarbasov.
During the conference were: the first deputy chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan Birzhan Nurymbetov, deputy chairman of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan "Atameken" Olzhas Karzhaupov, international expert of the World Health Organization Tatiana Kolpakova, Deputy Head of the Federal Labor and Vice-President of the International Association of Labor Inspection (IALI) Ivan Shklovets, Deputy Chairman of «KAZENERGY» Association, Vice President of marketing and member of the executive Committee of the world of Petroleum Council (World Petroleum Council) Dzhambulat Sarsenov, for Workers' Activities ILO specialist for Eastern Europe and Central Asia Gocha Alexandria.
The exhibition presents 38 companies from Kazakhstan, China, Russia, and Turkey. Among the participants - manufacturers and suppliers of personal protective equipment, textile equipment, products for rehabilitation and prevention, training companies, malls and others.
Business program for specialists of labor protection and industrial safety includes workshops on topical themes, performances RSE on PVC "professional militarized rescue service"; educational training for professionals in the field of occupational health and safety.
By the way, the Conference and Exhibition on Protection and Safety «KIOSH 2018" held for the eighth time. Since its foundation, the exhibition presents some 400 companies from more than 10 countries of near and far abroad. The exhibition was visited by over 10 thousand. Man.